The History of the Still Life

The term ‘still life’ was coined in the Netherlands in the 17th century, but the practice itself dates back to ancient times. As a basis, a still life is “a … Continue reading The History of the Still Life

Vogue and Toy Photography

Vogue is a popular fashion magazine. They’ve been around since 1892 and are still going strong. And through them we can draw an easy line from fashion photography to interior … Continue reading Vogue and Toy Photography

Horst P. Horst, Classical still life, 1937

Surrealist Figure Photographers of the Mid 1900s

In trying to find the earliest toy photograph, I came accross the amazing work of these two. Their work can’t be part of my early toy photography search as I’ve … Continue reading Surrealist Figure Photographers of the Mid 1900s